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Cinnamon Swirls

Celebrity recipe

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About the bake

No need to visit a coffee shop to enjoy these delightful pastries. This recipe created by Dan De Gustibus is sure to impress your family and friends.

If you enjoyed this recipe, try out our Cinnamon Rolls.

45Total Time
25Prep Time
20Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat oven to 220°C, (200°C fan, gas mark 7).

  2. Step 2:

    Place the flour, honey, salt and yeast into a bowl then mix to a soft dough with the egg, butter and water.

  3. Step 3:

    Turn onto a floured surface and knead until smooth. Roll out into a rectangle.

  4. Step 4:

    Using the melted butter, brush the dough making sure that all of the top surface is covering in butter then sprinkle over the cinnamon and demerara sugar before rolling it up like a swiss roll.

  5. Step 5:

    Cut into thick 2.5cm slices and position in a greased 8" circular tin, then leave to prove until double in size.

  6. Step 6:

    Glaze the swirls with apricot jam and sprinkle with chopped hazelnuts before placing in an oven and immediately turn the heat down to 200°C (180°C fan, gas mark 6). Bake for 20-25 minutes.


  • For the Swirls

    • 500g Allinson's Strong White Bread Flour
    • 1 tbsp Honey (runny)
    • 1 tsp Salt
    • 1 Allinson's Easy Bake Yeast Sachet
    • 1 Egg yolk (free range) (medium)
    • 1 1/2 tbsp Butter (unsalted) (melted)
    • 345ml Warm water
  • For the Filling

    • 70g Butter (unsalted, melted)
    • 1 tsp Ground cinnamon
    • 2 tbsp Billington's unrefined demerara sugar
  • For the Glaze

    • 3 tbsp Apricot jam (melted)
    • A handful Hazelnuts (chopped)

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